Aviator Sunglasses - Initially introduced as pilot’s sunglasses specially made for aviators and aviation personnel during World War II. The slightly convex teardrop design covers two or three times that of the eye area. Through time, the model became the most popular shape covering by the most well-known brand in the eyewear market for innovative aviator sunglass products. Aviator Shades are the world’s best selling sunglass design, catapulting it into iconic sunglasses status. The iconic sunglasses' popularity has been reinvented every time by popular personalities and celebrities. During the war era, it was popular with Gen. Douglas MacArthur and became the pilot’s sunglasses worn by many aviators around the world. During the 60’s it was the fashion style for pop culture groups and celebrities like The Beatle’s Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Freddie Mercury of the rock group Queen. Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer,and Sylvester Stallone made aviator shades more iconic in movies such as Top Gun, Cobra and To Live and Die in L.A. Aside from its popularity with celebrities and famous people, the features and functionality does make the iconic sunglasses a top seller and highly chosen among other available eyewear in the market. Some of the regular features of an Aviator Sports Sunglasses are listed below:
Silicone grip temples and nose bridge pads for superior pressure-free comfort on most models.